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noun as in bum's rush

noun as in selection

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Denmark’s government may not have the political backing it needs to move ahead with a mass cull of the country’s mink population.

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Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said last week her government was in talks with the World Health Organization to figure out how to contain the outbreak, and suggested the WHO was on board with the proposed cull.

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In any case, culling a manageable array from the totality of splendid volumes has with each year become more difficult.

The National Park Service's deer culling finally starts tonight, according to a press release from the agency.

Swiss Bank UBS is in the midst of culling more than 10,000 employees around the world, including a significant number in the U.S.

Across the Midwest, corn and soybeans are burning up in the field, and ranchers are culling their herds.

Perhaps ironically, many hunters claimed to be “culling” the herd, thereby saving it from over-population or starvation.

When the boatmen see it, they recognize it as the fleur de Rhône that the Anglore is so fond of culling.

Vann Larch, their nearest approach to an art specialist, took charge of culling the best from them.

He can never have done culling the evidence that it presents, or enjoying the promise which it yields.

Sir Culling Eardley was at that time zealous in the furtherance of village preaching.

Sir Culling Eardley and others, in private as well as public, promoted the interests of the Alliance.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to culling, such as: bounce, chuck, disdain, eviction, heave-ho, and push.

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